Posts with the tag “fruit-of-the-spirit”
Fruit of the Spirit // SELF-CONTROL
October 26th, 2020
Why can I not stop doing this? Why do I continually battle the same thing over and over? When will I finally be able to stop myself in the moment and refrain from harmful actions and attitudes? Why do...
Fruit of the Spirit // GENTLENESS
October 19th, 2020
Gentleness is powerful. Steady, not showy. Persuasive, not pushy.It doesn’t panic, retaliate, or fume. Gentleness stands out in our loud and angry world....
Fruit of the Spirit // FAITHFULNESS
October 14th, 2020
What do a runner’s marathon, a long and happy marriage and a rich relationship with Jesus have in common? You guessed it. Faithfulness. That stick-with-it-virtue....
Fruit of the Spirit // GOODNESS
October 7th, 2020
Goodness is perhaps one of the most misunderstood virtues of Christianity. Not because we don’t know what goodness is. But because we are confused on the order in which it is produced.Is it goodness b...
Fruit of the Spirit // PATIENCE
September 30th, 2020
“Patience is a virtue,” but it’s not something we can produce on our own. While we all try to be patient, do we know what it means to experience true patience? The world’s view of patience is simply w...
Fruit of the Spirit // PEACE
September 23rd, 2020
On any given day, we’re three thoughts away from panic. We can watch a situation playing out in our lives, rush it through a gauntlet of emotions, and land on fear—in a matter of seconds....
Fruit of the Spirit // LOVE
September 16th, 2020
I want to impress you. I’d like for you to like me. And, if I were bolder in my honesty, would admit that I really just want to write something worthy of your Tweet. However, that would be using you t...